About Ben Silverio

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Ben F. Silverio received a degree from Drexel University in the Screenwriting and Playwriting Program with a minor in Television Production. While at Drexel, Ben co-founded and co-hosted a film review show called The Pretentious Film Majors, which has evolved into a multi-format form of entertainment including blogs, podcasts on iTunes, articles in the school paper, and a potential tv show. Now armed with an extremely expensive piece of paper, Ben can begin climbing the treacherous ladder of the entertainment industry, which he hopes to do while streaming WWE wrestling matches, reading Marvel comics, and blogging about the excessive amount of movies and tv shows that he watches, all on the iPhone that is permanently attached to his hand.
Favorites: Star Wars, Firefly, Doctor Who, Torchwood, Men In Black, Back to the Future, Zombieland, Moon, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, Attack the Block, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Batman: The Animated Series, The Walking Dead, Futurama, and generally all things related to Marvel
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Ben Silverio - Writer

  • Clark Gregg Says ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Season 2 Will Be Darker

    Posted Monday, June 9th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    After taking some time to find it’s stride, the first season of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘ ended with a bang. (Actually, in John Garrett’s case, I mean that literally.) In the fall, Agent Couslon and his team will continue to bring their own brand of justice to the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Season Two kicks off with the […]

  • New ‘Star Wars’ Canon Has Already Begun

    Posted Monday, June 9th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    After Disney had acquired Lucasfilm and announced several new ‘Star Wars’ projects, fans began to question what would be considered part of the official canon now that J.J. Abrams would be exploring the period of time after the original trilogy, which was covered by the Expanded Universe. In April, the Lucasfilm Story Group revealed their […]

  • The Hulk Is “More Complex” In ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Sunday, June 8th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    One of the best parts of ‘The Avengers’ was Mark Ruffalo’s portrayal of the Hulk. Many have lauded the Jade Giant as a scene stealer in his most recent appearance on the big screen, especially when he came toe to toe with the puny god Loki, but Bruce Banner’s green alter ego certainly didn’t get […]

  • Is Lena Headey Posting ‘Game of Thrones’ Spoilers On Instagram?

    Posted Friday, June 6th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    Is a spoiler still a spoiler if you don’t know it’s a spoiler? Well, depending on your answer to that question, then this article may or may not contain spoilers. And interestingly enough, they’re coming from a prominent cast member of ‘Game of Thrones’. Anyone who watched this past Sunday’s episode titled ‘The Mountain and […]

  • No James Earl Jones In Any Upcoming ‘Star Wars’ Projects

    Posted Friday, June 6th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4
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    There are some voices in entertainment that are instantly recognizable. Michael Buffer will always be associated with the phrase, “Let’s get ready to rumble!” To many, Morgan Freeman is the voice of God, but it may also be Alan Rickman to fans of Kevin Smith’s ‘Dogma’. And James Earl Jones will forever be immortalized as […]

  • Call In The Team With New ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ TV Spot

    Posted Friday, June 6th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Despite all the drama going behind the scenes with ‘Ant-Man’, Marvel Studios still has a lot to be excited about. In addition to ‘Doctor Strange’, ‘Agent Carter’, and ‘Daredevil’, we have ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ coming out before the end of summer. To further promote the coming of Star-Lord, Gamora, Rocket Raccoon, Groot, and Drax the […]

  • ‘Time Runs Out’ For The Avengers & Jonathan Hickman

    Posted Thursday, June 5th, 2014 06:22 pm GMT -4
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    Ever since All-New Marvel NOW kicked off, the Avengers have been involved in some epic storylines. Currently, they’re caught up in the universe-wide murder mystery known as ‘Original Sin’, but what does Jonathan Hickman have in store for Earth’s Mightiest Heroes in ‘Avengers’ and ‘New Avengers’ after that? Apparently, it’s an epic finale to the […]

  • James Cameron Reveals Real Name of Disney’s “Avatar Land”

    Posted Thursday, June 5th, 2014 05:49 pm GMT -4
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    Back in 2011, James Cameron and Disney announced that his high-grossing film ‘Avatar’ would be coming to Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom theme park in Florida. Since then, we’ve seen tons of concept art and learned about what sort of attractions would be involved in the new immersive environment, but we never really got an […]

  • Rawson Marshall Thurber Allegedly Passes On ‘Ant-Man’

    Posted Thursday, June 5th, 2014 05:12 pm GMT -4
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    Earlier this week, word got out that Marvel Studios’ director situation had improved. Unfortunately, the movie in question that filled the position was ‘Doctor Strange’ rather than ‘Ant-Man’, which Edgar Wright recently stepped away from after developing the project since 2006. Last week, a short list of directors emerged showing some potential replacements for Hank […]

  • Pedro Pascal Discusses His ‘Game of Thrones’ Character’s Fate

    Posted Thursday, June 5th, 2014 04:25 pm GMT -4
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    Warning Season 4 Spoilers Ahead! One of the most enjoyable parts of ‘Game of Thrones’ season four has been the man from Dorne known as the Red Viper, Oberyn Martell. Played by Pedro Pascal, the charming prince built a following thanks to his views on love, his alignment with Tyrion, and his Inigo Montoya-esque mission […]

  • Young Avengers Return In ‘Original Sins’

    Posted Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    Earlier this year, the very popular comic series ‘Young Avengers’ by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie came to an end. While a few team members have went on to be featured in other titles, such as ‘Hawkeye’ and ‘Loki: Agent of Asgard’, we haven’t seen the young heroes assembled together since the latest volume of […]

  • J.J. Abrams Responds To ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Photo Leaks

    Posted Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    There have been some exciting official announcements concerning ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ this week, but it seems like the unofficial news seems to be getting just as much attention. TMZ exclusively shared pictures from the J.J. Abrams’ usually top-secret sets that feature what looks like a Tatooine marketplace and the Millennium Falcon, among other things. […]

  • Josh Trank Directing Stand-Alone ‘Star Wars’ Film

    Posted Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 01:54 pm GMT -4
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    Last month, Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed that at least three ‘Star Wars’ spinoffs were in development. Then nearly two weeks ago, it was revealed that the first ‘Star Wars’ spinoff would be directed by Gareth Edwards of ‘Godzilla’ and penned by ‘After Earth’ and ‘The Book of Eli’ scribe Gary Whitta. Now shortly after […]

  • New ‘Game of Thrones’ Featurettes Explore ‘The Mountain and the Viper’

    Posted Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    In typical ‘Game of Thrones’ fashion, this week’s episode titled ‘The Mountain and the Viper’ left us in shock and awe. From the opening titles to the end credits, fans were thrown curveballs left and right. And while many are still in shock over the events of the episode, it was a whole lot to […]

  • ‘X-Force’ Supposedly Delayed Due To ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

    Posted Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Some may say that the ‘X-Men’ movie franchise is back in track. With director Bryan Singer and writer Simon Kinberg on board with Fox’s Marvel mutant films, there’s a bright future ahead for Wolverine, Professor X, Magneto, and the rest of the team, especially since ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ has grossed over $500 million […]